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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation Tribal Council honors Cherokee citizen, internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Barbara McAlister (5/21/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal Councilors recognized Cherokee Nation citizen and internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Barbara McAlister during Monday night’s monthly...
article Tribal Council honors Cherokee citizen, famed mezzo-soprano Barbara McAlister (5/18/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilors recognized Cherokee citizen and internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Barbara McAlister during Monday night's...
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Hard Rock

article Collective Soul and Gin Blossoms head to Hard Rock for a double dose of ’90s nostalgia (5/20/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Back in the mid-'90s, modern rock ruled the radio. The arrival of grunge a few years earlier had led to an explosion in alt-flavored rock, and it...
article Experience Hendrix Tour bringing music artists to Hard Rock (5/14/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The “Experience Hendrix Tour” is bringing a critically acclaimed concert experience to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Oct. 19.
article Hard Rock Sioux City gets memorabilia overhaul, unveils more than 50 new pieces (5/3/2019)
(Iowa) -- Chances are people will never confuse Hard Rock Hotel & Casino marketing director Mike Adams with KISS's Gene Simmons. But he did look cool with the...
article Hard Rock Hotel and Casino revamps music memorabilia collection (5/3/2019)
(Iowa) -- It’s like getting a glimpse of a moment in music history. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Sioux City, is receiving a nearly complete overhaul of its...
article Get 'Zany' at Hard Rock this week (5/2/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- You know someone was born to tell jokes when their last name is "Zany." Such is the case with Bob Zany, a seasoned veteran of the comedy...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Céline Dion & James Corden Recreate Titanic in Las Vegas' Bellagio Fountains for Carpool Karaoke (5/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- On Monday, Céline Dion joined The Late Late Show host James Corden for the latest episode of the car singing series — and the acclaimed performer...
article Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics (5/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- At MB Steak inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, this dry-aged, seven-boned tomahawk serves 12. Unlike your average steakhouse steak order, however, sides...
article Las Vegas rodeo and parade celebrate city’s Wild West roots (5/8/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Long before casinos and A-list residencies, Las Vegas was a dusty desert town in the Wild West. The city celebrates that bygone era this weekend with...
article Marijuana Lounges Are Coming To Las Vegas Where You’ll Be Able To Rip Heady Bong Hits But It’s Not As Great As It Sounds (5/8/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The state of Nevada opened its doors to legalized recreational marijuana back in 2017 meaning that anyone who is 21-years or older can purchase cannabis (...
article Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas: Sin City landmark turns 60 (5/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- In this town where cocktail parties celebrate implosions of the old to make space for the new, this artifact has endured. Sin City's equivalent of the...
article Cosmopolitan releases Dive In Movies schedule on Las Vegas Strip (5/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Finally, those Strip parking fees are starting to pay off. Anyone attending Dive In Movies this summer at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas can get a free...
article Woodstock 50: Las Vegas Bookmakers Lay Odds On Whether the Fest Will Go On (5/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s not just amateurs who look at the ongoing imbroglio over the Woodstock 50 festival and think: What are the odds that it ends up being a go? Don...
article Meet the professional gambler from Las Vegas who's shattering 'Jeopardy!' records, just tied for the third-longest winning streak of all time, and has taken home $1.4 million in 19 days (5/1/2019)
(USA) -- Current reigning “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer knows how to play the odds – the 34-year-old professional sports gambler is on a 19-day...
article BLOG: The 5 Fine Arts of Las Vegas (4/29/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Most people come to Las Vegas for the Strip and the casino experience. However, unknown to many, the city is a great destination for art. Here are five...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Russell Means

article Portrait of the late Russell Means fetches $6.3 million at auction (5/20/2019)
(New York) -- An iconic portrait of the late American Indian Movement activist Russell Means went for $6.3 million at an auction last week. The American Indian (Russell...
1 Article on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Trump’s casino years: a blockbuster disaster movie (5/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- As a top adviser to Jeb Bush’s failed 2016 presidential campaign, Mike Murphy was unable to convince Republican voters that Donald Trump was a...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Tulsa casinos are perfect venues for old rockers (5/18/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Joe Mack and I agree on several things, but probably the most important is this: People who don't like music are serious goobers - and not the kind of...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Mama June Is Allegedly ‘Living’ At A Casino With Troubled Boyfriend Geno Doak (5/18/2019)
(Alabama) -- Mama June is completely ignoring judge’s orders, family warnings, and quite frankly — common sense. The ‘From Not to Hot’ star is...
article A water park in a Bethlehem Steel building? How the plan compares to Kalahari and others near the Lehigh Valley. (5/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A cavernous Bethlehem Steel building could make the transition from machine shop to water park under plans from the prospective buyer of the Sands...
article Mama June Keeping Up Her Gambling Habit, Allegedly Living at Alabama Casino (5/16/2019)
(Alabama) -- Mama June still has the gambling itch ... so much so, she's allegedly shacking up in an Alabama casino with her boyfriend. The reality TV star was...
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Foxwoods

article Bill Maher, Sinbad amuse at separate Foxwoods venues (5/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Casino has two big theaters, and May 25 each of them has a comedian who’s been consistently popular since the 1980s. Bill Maher spent the...
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Nevada Gaming

article Stateline Could Get a New Event Center Along Highway 50 (5/17/2019)
(Nevada) -- The TDVA presented a preliminary summary of their study on the possible benefits of a six-thousand-seat center to the Douglas County Board of Commissioners...
1 Article on this Issue

Buffalo & Bison

article The Buffalo Hunt Documentary About Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Out June 21 (5/15/2019)
(South Dakota) -- The Buffalo Hunt is an intimate and visceral portrait of one of the most extreme places in the Western Hemisphere- the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation,...
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Mohegan Sun

article Logic, Foreigner, Franki Valli and Four Seasons coming to Mohegan (5/15/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A long list of musical acts and performances coming to Mohegan this summer.
article Of Monsters And Men Play Mohegan Sun Sept. 7 (5/15/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Today, multi-platinum Icelandic quintet Of Monsters and Men announce their North American fall Fever Dream tour in support of their new album Fever...
article Bryan Adams & Billy Idol Co-Headline Mohegan Sun Show (5/3/2019)
(Connecticut) -- This summer, two rock legends – Bryan Adams and Billy Idol – will hit the road together for an epic run of U.S. co-headlining dates....
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Lumbee Tribe

article Lumbee Film Festival is Thursday, Friday at UNCP (5/13/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The second installment of the Lumbee Film Festival will be Thursday and Friday at ​Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub​ at The University of North Carolina...
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Cultural Appropriation

article Indigenous Music Awards arrive under cloud of cultural appropriation controversy (5/12/2019)
(Winnipeg) -- The Indigenous Music Awards will take the Club Regent Event Centre stage May 17, pushing several compelling stories into the spotlight. It’s the 12th...
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MMIW

article Navajo activist celebrates new attention on murdered, missing Native women (5/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- Debbie Nez-Manuel was 3 years old when her mother disappeared from their home on the Navajo Nation. She turned up dead a few weeks later about an hour...
article Portraits preserve memories of missing, murdered indigenous women (5/5/2019)
(Alaska) -- Amber Webb looks at the white kuspuk that stands 20 feet tall and is 8 feet wide while serving as a back drop in a room used by the House Special Committee...
article Red sand spread across Great Falls to represent human trafficking and MMIW (5/3/2019)
(Montana) -- A rally to raise awareness for human trafficking and missing and murdered indigenous women was held in Great Falls Friday. Mayor Bob Kelly proclaimed May 3...
article Missing, murdered women: Artist tries to make crisis feel real (5/2/2019)
(Alaska) -- Yupik artist Amber Webb is using a Sharpie to bring people face-to-face with a nationwide crisis. Years ago, a family friend of Webb’s went missing,...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Pascua Yaqui

article Mother Nature puts kibosh on George Lopez's AVA show (5/11/2019)
(Arizona) -- Just before comedian George Lopez was about to go on the AVA at Casino del Sol stage Saturday night, Mother Nature pulled a fast one, delivering lightening...
article Tucsonan's comic book unearths activists' role in Pasqua Yaqui sovereignty (5/3/2019)
(Arizona) -- Ramon Jaurigue’s name isn’t mentioned in any histories about the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, but the Tucson native and World War II veteran played a key...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Are Atlantic City casinos cashing in on Vans Warped Tour? (5/10/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The final weekend in June is shaping up to be a major tourism draw and the resort’s nine casinos have priced their hotel rooms accordingly. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article First Member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida Named Miss Indian World (5/10/2019)
(Florida) -- Cheyenne Kippenberger, 23, of Hollywood, Fla. has won the prestigious Miss Indian World competition, becoming the first member of the Seminole Tribe of...
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Comanche Nation

article Comanche Nation Entertainment holds job fair (5/8/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Comanche Nation Entertainment is looking for new employees and they held a job fair Wednesday to help with the process. The Comanche Red River Hotel Casino...
1 Article on this Issue

LGBTQ

article Deaf, two-spirited Indigenous painter in Regina uses art to overcome challenges (5/8/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Torrie Ironstar has not spoken a word in the 33 years he has been alive. Ironstar was born deaf. He likes to tease and share jokes, but does so through...
article Arielle Twist explores grief in her poetry and finds a home in the Indigenous arts community (4/29/2019)
(Canada) -- Disintegrate/Dissociate marks a powerful debut for Arielle Twist, a young two-spirit transgender writer from George Gordon First Nation. The Cree poet first...
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Shoshone-Bannock

article A treaty brokered ‘In Good Faith’ (5/8/2019)
(Idaho) -- In 1868, Chief Tendoy—the leader of a mixed band of Shoshone, Bannock and Sheepeaters in southwest Montana—negotiated a treaty “in good...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Pump the brakes on late night casino cocktails (5/8/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- When the Encore Boston Harbor casino opens next month, bottles of booze should not be opened past 2 a.m. — at least for the shakedown period.
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Agua Caliente

article This circus show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa includes a clown on a high wire and motorcycle stunts (5/7/2019)
(California) -- You might say the circus is in Misha Matorin’s blood. Matorin, now a circus show producer after a successful career performing in both a Moscow...
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First Nations

article 'It's amazing to me': Meet the Inuk elder in this photo shared around the world (5/6/2019)
(North Canada) -- Helen Konek enters her igloo, walking down the steps carved from ice. The 17-year-old stares ahead into the camera. She's framed by the entrance,...
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Navajo Nation

article Program's workshops carry on Navajo art, cultural knowledge (5/5/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Darrell Yazzie Jr. ironed out ribbons of various colors before assembling an intricate pattern to adorn the tobacco pouch he was sewing on Friday. Yazzie...
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Ocean Resort Casino

article Ocean Casino Resort in AC to shed Royal Jelly burlesque nightclub. Speakeasy-style lounge to take its place. (5/2/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Amid sweeping changes less than a year after it reopened, the Ocean Casino Resort is saying goodbye to its burlesque club. Ivan Kane’s Royal...
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Oneida Nation

article Classic rock band Foreigner bringing tour to Turning Stone (5/2/2019)
(New York) -- With 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, Foreigner will be taking their show to Turning Stone Resort Casino at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 5, in the Event...
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Chumash Tribe

article Staycation: Chumash Casino Resort (4/30/2019)
(California) -- Swag pays, sometimes. And sometimes when you least expect it. Golden swag suddenly showed up in a desk drawer corner recently in the form of gift...
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Mille Lacs Band

article Mille Lacs Indian Museum May events (4/29/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Learn the art of loom beading in a hands-on program Saturday, May 4 from noon-5 p.m. Create a design, string it on a loom, and learn how to apply the loom...
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Other News

article Entertainment on any given night at Seven Feathers Casino Resort (5/19/2019)
(Oregon) -- The primary goal of Seven Feathers Casino Resort is to entertain people no matter what day they decide to come, according to Harold Phillips, entertainment...
article Alberta Indigenous artisans selected to participate in trade mission to Tokyo (5/19/2019)
(Alberta) -- Three First Nation entrepreneurs from Alberta will join others from across Canada to showcase their art and culture in Japan in July. Founded by two First...
article Montreal gallery strings beadwork from past to now in new exhibition (5/18/2019)
(Montreal) -- Beading on paper can be a difficult task, making sure the paper doesn't tear. "You can't go fast," said Sylvain Rivard. "You just...
article Penelakut filmmaker Steve Sxwithul’txw finds success in film and TV (5/18/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Penelakut filmmaker Steve Sxwithul’txw is living a life he couldn’t imagine as a youth. The Victoria resident is a man with many projects on the go...
article Interview and video: Cherokee actor and Oklahoma native Wes Studi talks about Westerns before appearing as host of HDNET Movies series (5/17/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- 'The American mythology': Cherokee actor Wes Studi helps tell the story of the West in his film roles Wes Studi has played memorable roles as a...
article Why So Many Artists Have Been Drawn to New Mexico (5/17/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Georgia O’Keeffe had an unexpected train detour to thank for her first encounter with New Mexico. Little did she know, it was the land that would free...
article BOOK: ‘Girl Gone Missing’ riveting mystery, tale of tribal hardships (5/17/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Renee Blackbear is a regular at the bars and pool halls that line the streets of Fargo-Moorhead as well as the farm towns along the Red River. She chain-...
article Third-world conditions a reality even for Indigenous artists, Attawapiskat musician says (5/16/2019)
(Ontario) -- Adrian Sutherland wants you to know that being in a successful Indigenous rock band is not all about the glamour and fame. Sutherland, who fronts the...
article Dave Matthews Band plays a seamless show at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (5/16/2019)
(Ohio) -- A slightly cool breeze, a nearly full moon, and the eclectic sounds of Dave Matthews Band wafting over the all-ages crowd for two and a half hours made for a...
article Lights, camera, action: 9-year-old Saskatoon performer catching attention of Hollywood agents (5/15/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- A young member of Saskatchewan's Little Pine First Nation has made some big steps toward breaking into the acting world.
article First Ever Native American Animation Panel Set for May 23rd (5/14/2019)
(California) -- The LA Skins Fest, a Native American film festival, in partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal, The Walt Disney Company, and Cartoon Network, announced...
article Former foster kids reclaim Indigenous culture through fashion (5/14/2019)
(British Columbia) -- A group of Indigenous youth from British Columbia is taking their high-fashion designs down under. The ten youth, who were all formerly in the...
article Midnight Shine’s Next Music Video: Leather Skin to Debut at Yorkton Film Festival (5/14/2019)
(Ontario) -- Midnight Shine’s third music video will receive its debut the old-fashioned way… at a film festival! The 2019 Yorkton Film Festival will present the...
article Santa Fe Through the Eyes of a Minnesota Chippewa Artist (5/14/2019)
(California) -- The American Southwest frequently appears in artist David Bradley’s work as a fever dream of lived experiences, Native American histories, mythic figures...
article Documentary tells Lakota John’s story (5/13/2019)
(North Carolina) -- Local up-and-coming American Indian blues musician Lakota John Locklear, who performs under the name “Lakota John,” will be featured Wednesday in a...
article Penelakut filmmaker Steve Sxwithul’txw finds success in film and TV (5/12/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Penelakut filmmaker Steve Sxwithul’txw is living a life he couldn’t imagine when he was younger. Sxwithul’txw is a man with many projects on the go...
article Inuit artists featured for 1st time at Venice Art Biennale (5/11/2019)
(Italy) -- In April 1961, on a bright, snow-swept Arctic horizon in Kapuivik, on Baffin Island, a small group of Inuit led by elder Noah Piugattuk had stopped for tea...
article Throat singing club: 'It gives you a sense of where you come from' (5/11/2019)
(Canada) -- When Elizabeth Ryan heard girls throat singing on the playground at Nakasuk Elementary School she knew there was an opportunity to build on their skills and...
article KSUT tribal radio station ready to make a move in Ignacio (5/10/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The struggle and excitement of music discovery has vanished with streaming services. Unearthing Native American music was even more of a challenge in the...
article Museum Minute: The National Indian Gallery (5/10/2019)
(Wyoming) -- In the 1820s, Native American diplomats traveled to Washington D.C. to negotiate peace deals with Americans. During that time period, the Superintendent of...

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